This is a children’s book. I am using the term ‘book’ as that is how it is described on Amazon, but in reality it is only 10 pages of cartoon – one per page – with a verse accompanying each graphic. I think I would call this an e-comic.
It is short, yes, but it’s wonderfully and appealingly colourful, with extremely well-caricatured figures. Sam has a new skateboard and his perfect day is skateboarding in the park. The story verses on each page have an attractive sing-song rhyming pattern. This short tale is the sort of thing you could read a child at bedtime. If you can’t tire your little son/daughter with a cursory run-through, there’s masses of jazzy detail in each of the cartoons for you to pick over and talk about.
I would recommend reading the Kindle version a laptop or iPad/tablet where the rich colours will make the cartoons come to life. The black and white keyboard Kindle isn’t really conducive to a comic-style booklet. I hope this is published in hard copy, perhaps as a cardboard book – I think a child would enjoy turning the pages rather than ‘clicking’ them electronically!
Sweet and good fun for children.